Scientific Inquiry Test

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Scientific Method Quizzes & Trivia

If you are a science student out there in the world this quiz is for you especially dealing with the scientific inquiry. Specifically designed to find out how much you knowledge you have.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the definition of procedure?
    • A. 

      An explanation of an observation that must be logical and can change after observations are made.

    • B. 

      Anything that can change in an experiment

    • C. 

      Information that is collected

    • D. 

      Step by step instructions to complete an investigation

  • 2. 
    A(n) _____________________ variable is something that the scientist wants to remain the same throughout the entire experiment.
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Controlled

    • C. 

      Dependent

    • D. 

      Staysame

  • 3. 
    A inference is......?
    • A. 

      Step by step instructions to complete an investigation

    • B. 

      Information that is collected

    • C. 

      An educated guess based on prior experiences

    • D. 

      An explanation of an observation that must be logical and can change after more observations are made

  • 4. 
    A hypothesis is....?
    • A. 

      An educated guess based on prior knowledge and experience.

    • B. 

      Anything that can be changed in an experiment.

    • C. 

      An explanation of an observation that must be logical and can change after more observations are made

    • D. 

      Information that is collected

  • 5. 
    A(n) _______________________ is the 1 thing in an experiment that is changed or manipulated by the scientist.
    • A. 

      Dependent

    • B. 

      Controlled

    • C. 

      Independent

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 6. 
    A(n) _____________________ is anything that can be changed in an experiment.
    • A. 

      Dependent

    • B. 

      Controlled

    • C. 

      Independent

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 7. 
    A(n) _____________________ variable is the results that change in response to the change the scientist makes to the __________________ variable.
    • A. 

      Independent; controlled

    • B. 

      Independent; independent

    • C. 

      Dependent: controlled

    • D. 

      Dependent; independent

  • 8. 
    What makes a good hypothesis?